Victorine Müller Performance Artist

Victorine Müller Performance Artist

Frau Müller, from Switzerland, performs in her own sculptures which are made of transparent PVC. Below  you can see Victorine sitting in an elephant and standing in a foot with ankle. We, at Mimi Berlin, have never see her perform but these images are breathtajking…..

Stepping inside a pvc sculpture…

We are not sure if we will ever see one of Victorine M¨¨llers performances, we could’t find much new information on her on the interweb…… (images via beautifuldecay.comdesignboom.com)

Reliquary of the Sacred Heart

Reliquary of the Sacred Heart

Reliquary of the Sacred HeartThis “bleeding heart sculpture” is the work of Pictoplasma Academy Alumnus Garry Buckley. It was on exhibit at the Picoplasma Festival: The world’s leading and largest Festival of contemporary character culture 2015. We missed that this year, next year we plan to join the festival!

Nick Cave: Here Hear

Nick Cave: Here Hear

The solo exhibition Nick Cave: Here Hear opened Last week-end, July 20, 2015, at the Cranbrook Art Museum.

Next to the main exhibition at the Cranbrook Art Museum, the museum and the greater city of Detroit also host a series of free city-wide public performances and staged events running through October. Those “Here Hear” events kicked off April 10 with several pop-up photo shoots where Nick Cave performs in one of his Soundsuits. (Read more at http://observer.com/2015/03/nick-cave-invades-detroit-prompts-citywide-reawakening/#ixzz3dWvztCVu ) Because Mr Cave is also trained as a dancer with Alvin Ailey, we’d like to mention the Nick Cave Dance Labs, one amongst other upcoming events: From July 13 to August 1, the Cranbrook Art Museum partners with MOCAD to present three dance labs designed by Nick Cave. Mr Cave will pair local dance companies with musicians to create their own choreographed works with his sculptures. The performances will be staged in locations throughout the city of Detroit. Nick Cave was raised and educated in Detroit and now he’s turning the city upside-down! Needless to say we are going to visit Detroit in a while! It’s a must-see in our opinion.

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Watching the Installation of Sculptures in Amsterdam by ArtZuid

Watching the Installation of Sculptures in Amsterdam by ArtZuid

ArtZuid is an open air sculpture biennial in Amsterdam’s Southern district in The Netherlands. The free accessible exhibition premiered in 2009. As we speak, In May 2015, the fourth edition of ArtZuid, curated by Rudi Fuchs, is being installed. We, at Mimi Berlin, went to see the humongous sculptures, made by international artists, being placed at the Apollolaan and Minervalaan. And that alone is worth a visit… About 66 sculptures will be on show by artists such as Jaume Plensa, Markus Lüpertz, Hans Josephsohn, Per Kirkeby, Michael Craig and Georg Baselitz (amongst many others). The ArtZuid Sculpture Route is 2,8 km long, which will make do for a nice art-stroll through the luscious streets of the “Old South” quarters in Amsterdam. (photocredits; ©JW Kaldenbach/ArtZuid)

We will be visiting this exhibition when it’s ready as well! It will be opened by Princess Beatrix on the 22nd of May and is open till the 22nd of September.

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Elephant Slides from the 20th Century

Elephant Slides from the 20th Century

-Vintage sculptural slide on the Spanish coast, designer unknown
-Vintage Japanese designs: a two-stage elephant slide (photo by yoakenobang)
-Elephant slide in concrete; East germany 1965 by the Kunst am Bau group

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Pin-Up Illustrations by Alain Aslan

Pin-Up Illustrations by Alain Aslan

Aslan (born Alain Gourdon, in Bordeaux, France on May 23, 1930) is a French painter, sculptor and pin-up artist. He is mostly famous in France for his pin ups. He contributed to Lui from the creation of the magazine in 1964 to the early eighties, providing a monthly pin up illustrations. Also, his Folies Bergere publicity posters have long become iconic images. Aslan has been much more than the master of the erotic pin-up however with famous publicity illustrations for Fiat, Peugeot, Renault, the Crazy horse Saloon, The Casino de Paris, the Olympia and the Alcazar, as well as children’s books and record covers. Additionally an award-winning sculptor of important French political and cultural figures, most famously the Fifth Republic Marianne bust as Brigitte Bardot in 1970, followed by the Mireille Mathieu Marianne. ( images via delcampe / venusobservations / / all-art / mikitimibooks / fdesouche / hypebeast)

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